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Robert Knepper
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Character Samuel Sullivan
Date of birth 8 July 1959
Origin Fremont, OH, USA
Gender Male
IMDb profile

Robert Knepper is the American film and television actor who portrays Samuel Sullivan.


Robert Knepper appeared on many television programs including Prison Break, Carnivàle, ER, Murder, She Wrote, The Paper Chase, The Twilight Zone, Tour of Duty, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Gideon Oliver, E.A.R.T.H. Force, Session Man, China Beach, Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion, Civil Wars, Gas, Food Lodging, Tequila and Bonetti, L.A. Law, New York News, Pointman, Dead of Night, The Big Easy, The Visitor, ER, Brimstone, Strange World, Star Trek: Voyager, Seven Days, Harsh Realm, Profiler, La Femme Nikita, The West Wing, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Haunted, Presidio Med, CSI: Miami, and Point Pleasant. He has also appeared on the films The Day the Earth Stood Still, Transporter 3, Species III, Hostage, That's Life!, Wild Thing, Police Story: The Freeway Killings, Made in Heaven, D.O.A., Renegades, Young Guns II, Where the Day Takes You, Red Shoe Diaries, Doorways, Red Shoe Diaries 2: Double Dare, South Beach, Zelda, Pointman, Getting Out, When the Bough Breaks, Search and Destroy, Law & Order, The Undercover Kid, Jaded, Desert Breeze, Voice from the Grave, MugShot, Central Park West, Under Heat, Everyone Says I Love You, You Are Here, Phantoms, The Stringer, Kidnapped in Paradise, Absence of the Good, Love & Sex, Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot, Lady in the Box, Thieves, Swatters, Topa Topa Bluffs, The Pennsylvania Miners' Story, Species III, Good Night, and Good Luck, Hitman, Turok: Son of Stone, Prison Break: The Final Break, and SG-U Stargate Universe.

He appeared on Prison Break with Jessalyn Gilsig and Stacy Haiduk, and Carnivàle with Clea DuVall, Blake Shields, and Ron Perkins.


  • When Robert Knepper first appeared on Heroes, he was billed as a guest star. It wasn't until the episode Once Upon a Time in Texas that he was listed as a principal cast member.


  • When Robert appeared on ER, he appeared in an episode called Brother's Keeper; he also appeared in a Prison Break episode titled Brother's Keeper. Robert also was in the episode Brother's Keeper on Heroes.
  • Robert was never really interested in acting on television, but he made his film debut with The Paper Chase.
  • Robert lives in Los Angeles with his wife and 3 year old son.
  • Robert attended Maumee High School and he graduated in 1977.
  • Robert studied drama at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
  • Robert Knepper is 5'10" (178 cm) tall and weighs 170 lbs.
  • The Day the Earth Stood Still includes examples of technopathy, persuasion, healing through DNA transfusion from a cocoon, and a character that wants to eliminate the human race.

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